IELTS test in Malaysia – November 2015 (Academic Module)

When T took the IELTS test in Malaysia, the following Writing and Speaking questions were asked:

Writing testIELTS test in Malaysia

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table showing the percentage of GDP spent on the health sector in five different countries.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

In many countries an academic degree from a university is preferred to vocational training. Nevertheless, we should educate more people using vocational training. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give your own opinion.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Talk about your home as a child.
– What do you like the most in your home now?
– What are the favourite sports in your country? Why?
– Do you like to watch sports live or on TV? Why?
– What sports have you watched recently?
– What new sports would you like to learn? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about a photo or a picture that you like the most at home. Please say

– Why do you like it?
– When was it taken?
– Why is it important to you?


– Lets talk about SMS (text messages) and missed calls.
– Do you prefer sending an SMS or talking to people?
– Do you leave a message if your call is not answered?
– How often do you talk to your friends?
– Lets talk about photography.
– Is it only a satisfying and well paid job?
– What is your opinion on people that like taking pictures of everything?
– On what occasions do you take photos?
– What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a camera in your mobile phone?

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